Posts tagged "crafts"

Bring on the red, white and blue: getting crafty for the 4th of July

Bring on the red, white and blue: getting crafty for the 4th of July
Craft projects can be real mom-savers during the summer months (when you are tempted to let the kids watch 6 hours of consecutive television because you are just . . . . so tired). Fun craft project to the rescue — for them and you! Here is a really simple 4th of July craft project... Read more »

Moms! Moms! Moms! A Mother's Day Round Up

Moms! Moms! Moms! A Mother's Day Round Up
I've got so many Mother's Day - related items to share with you that I feel compelled to do a round-up post. You'll find that lame round-up posts are far and few between on Wee Windy City, but sometimes it just has to be done. Mother's Day is less than a week away. Most women have already made arrangements for all of the mothers and grandmothers in their lives. Thoughtful plans are already in place. Packages have been mailed. Flowers have been ordered. On the other hand, most of the men out there are probably still a couple of days away from starting to think about Mother's Day at all. Sigh. ...

Get crafty with your cranberries

Get crafty with your cranberries
A few weeks ago, I invested in a gigantic bag of cranberries from Costco. At the time, it seemed like a sensible idea. However, after making cranberry sauce, cranberry-orange scones, and cranberry bread, we are kind of done with the cranberries. However, I still have about four cups of them frozen in my freezer.What to... Read more »
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